16 weeks pregnant with twins {and oh, the pic}

April 12, 2012

Blerg, this post is so late but I got it up here finally! This week has been full of big changes and fun things:

BO & GO are the size of a…?  Avocado AND THEY CAN HEAR!!! I have no idea why this is such a big deal to me but I’ve totally been waiting for this week.

16 week twin pics!

How far along?. 16 weeks 4 days. 

Maternity clothes? Everything. Wearing it all. I can honestly say there are things that will not fit me in a few months. How terrifying is that? 😉

Weight Gain? At the Dr last week for a quick check up I was up a half pound. Putting me at a total of 5.5 out of 50. I’m sure I’ll be up more in 2 weeks at the rate I’ve been eating lately.

Stretch Marks? Not yet!

Sleep? OMG. It’s pure torture. I hurt SO bad down there that for some reason sleep just kills me. Pillows, side laying, it’s all terrible. I’ve learned sleeping on my back offers some relief but this means I snore so poor Sam is up all night.

Sickness? Yesterday I ate breakfast and then barfed it all up into the sink. And then had to run the garbage disposal. And then barfed again. Ew.

Movement? Yep, more rolls and pushing (what are they trying to do in there?) than anything else. I feel little hard lumps all the time where they snuggle against me.

What I miss? Stomach sleeping again. Being able to roll over and get up without it taking a ridiculous amount of effort.

Food cravings? 

It was terrible and yet so delicious at the same time. Also chili. I had chili I made for breakfast, lunch, and dinner yesterday. Obviously dessert was heartburn.

Food aversions? Chinese food. Sam keeps mentioning it and I don’t want anything to do with it. Except sushi which I can’t have anyway.

What I’m looking forward to: SQUEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The BIG ultrasound!!!!

Milestones? They can hear us!

Things I wish people knew: I do have a preference for which type of twins we have, but most of it is purely out of the risk factor that comes with each.

Worries: Not much lately. Right? Where did Diana go? I guess blogging at Babble and here and all that comes with that leaves me very little time to stress out.

Bella’s corner: Our gymboree teacher asked Bella about me having twins yesterday and she put her hands on my stomach and said, “Two inside babies! Mommy’s tummy.” So I died. She’s been a handful lately, but I realized a lot of it is me, my stress that I put on her. Yesterday I decided to really start to find a routine to balance both time with her and time working and we did much better. Her potty training is going really well, when we are at home during the day she wears pants and never has an accident.

Here’s the weekly pic –

Oh, and I’ve popped. Can you tell? lol

16 weeks pregnant and BOOM. Hello babies!

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Want to see a timeline of the belly progression?

Struggling with hyperemesis like me?

12 Comments

  • Jen

    April 12, 2012 at 4:11 pm

    You are so super cute!! You look amazing 🙂 I love seeing the progression of baby bumps!!

  • Meredith

    April 12, 2012 at 12:30 pm

    You look fantastic and I love the weekly BO & GO updates 🙂

  • Teresa

    April 12, 2012 at 10:08 am

    You look beautiful! Isn’t it so weird to feel little kicks again? It is for me. Fish makes me gag, but I’m really into cheeseburgers and fries!

  • Suz

    April 12, 2012 at 10:02 am

    Go babies & BOGO!

    1. Suz

      April 12, 2012 at 10:03 am

      Ha! I meant to say go Diana & BOGO. Pregnancy brain much?!

  • Anne-Marie

    April 12, 2012 at 9:27 am

    I am craving french fries so badly right now! Thank you very much! 😉

    You look pin-up hott in that photo, by the way.

  • Maggie

    April 12, 2012 at 9:20 am

    You look awesome! I’m 17 weeks today (1 baby) & feel ok. My 4 yr old is VERY excited! I can’t wait to see your weekly updates 😉

  • Jennifer @ Also Known As the Wife

    April 12, 2012 at 8:32 am

    I’m glad you’re getting an appetite back even if it craves fish from McDonalds. You can have veggie sushi…it may help stifle that craving. Although not pregnant, I have been craving chili too…wanna go to Sonic together and get chili cheese tots?

    You look great. I can’t wait to hear what Bo and Go are.

  • Kendra

    April 12, 2012 at 8:28 am

    Glad to hear you are not as stressed out, must be a good feeling! You look great as usual. 🙂

  • corina

    April 12, 2012 at 8:14 am

    Omg your belly is too cute! I’m 13 weeks and look a little bit smaller than you. I just love hearing that I’m not the only one have sleeping issues plus I love hearing what’s new with the twins every month so exciting!

  • Robbie

    April 12, 2012 at 8:08 am

    You are adorable and I love avacados!

  • Lisa

    April 12, 2012 at 7:24 am

    Looking good, Mama! Grow BO AND GO, GROW!

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